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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Freiburg is a university town surrounded by nature, and inside of the Black Forest. It has a medieval story-book feel but also happens to be one of the greenest cities in the world. It is known for its eco-friendly housing, the use of solar power, and the lack of cars. The city is easy to …

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Basel Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland

Basel Switzerland sits on the Rhine river near the borders of Germany and France. Basel is well worth the trip as a culture hub, with the largest concentrations of museums in Europe. It also boasts a beautiful old city and fantastic modern architecture. In the summer the Rhine is a favorite hangout among locals and …

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Lyon France

Lyon, France

Lyon is a city in France that sits at the junction of the Rhone and Saone rivers. It holds the distinction of being the third-largest city in France. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lyon was historically known for the production and weaving of silk. Today it has become the unofficial capital of …

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Rotterdam Netherlands

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam boasts being Europe’s largest seaport. Heavily bombed during WWII, Rotterdam has embraced modern and innovative architecture in its rebirths. Many of its tourists go for the sole reason of taking in and admiring the architecture. Be sure to check out the famous Piet Blom’s cubic houses, then stroll around the Markthal, a mind-blowing covered …

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg, France

It is easy to see why Strasbourg France is a favorite among visitors, with many putting it on their return list to see it in all its seasonal glory. About 2 hours from Paris by high-speed train, it is an easy city to get to. Layover in Paris? Spend an overnight and then a day …

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Heidelberg Germany

Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg, Germany is a gorgeous city surrounded by woodland overlooking the River Neckar. In the summer it can be quite touristy but still has a very old-world European feel. The massive castle that sits imposingly over the city and the historic university city of Heidelberg has been enchanting visitors for centuries. The ruins of the …

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Market Square in Bremen

Bremen, Germany

Bremen in the north is easily one of Germany’s most beautiful cities. The old town, oldest and quaintest neighborhood an extremely well preserved medieval part of Bremen, is one of the best places to see. In the past, this was one of Bremen’s poorest areas and was where Bremen’s fishing community resided. The knot of …

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Luxembourg City

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City was founded in 963 and is full of historic monuments. So much so that UNESCO listed the entire Old city as World Heritage in 1994. In Luxembourg City, you can spend the afternoon and stroll through winding cobbled alleys, along a picturesque river and charming medieval houses eventually getting to the underside of …

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is Hungary’s capital, and it is split in 2 by the River Danube. Buda is on one side and is very hilly while Pest is on the other and flat. The halves of the city are joined by a 19th-century Chain Bridge. A funicular (a cable-car of sorts on a cliff or slope) runs …

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Hamburg Germany

Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg is filled with an abundance of culture, architecture, and artistic attractions. Once you have done the “tourist” circuit, it is time to get local and find out what makes the city and the people tick! Hamburg is home to one of the largest harbors in the world. It has the nickname of “Venice of …

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